Ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta

Tickets, Prices & Times

There are at least 10 daily ferry crossings from Algeciras to Ceuta in Spain all year round, with a trip duration of about 1 hr. Find more about the ferry route below and book your Algeciras - Ceuta ferry tickets without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Algeciras to Ceuta

Algeciras Ceuta Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 03:50 Last trip: 23:30 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 30.50 € - 51.03 €
Ceuta Algeciras Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 01:00 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 35.00 € - 51.03 €

Is there a ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta?

Yes, you can reach Ceuta from Algeciras by ferry all year round thanks to the daily crossings operated by Baleària, Trasmediterránea and FRS Iberia DFDS.

There are usually up to 22 daily crossings, but the ferry frequency depends on the season.

What’s the ferry schedule from Algeciras to Ceuta?

The earliest ferry to Ceuta usually leaves Algeciras at 07:00 and arrives at 08:00. The last departure is scheduled for 03:50, with the ferry arriving at 04:50.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry times are subject to change. You can always check real-times ferry schedules on Ferryhopper and the Ferryhopper App.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta?

The Algeciras to Ceuta ferry tickets start from €35. Keep in mind that the Algeciras - Ceuta ferry prices can be higher or lower based on the company, discounts, seat type or vehicle selection.


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Ferry operators offer discounts up to 50% for children up to 13 years old and reduced fares for residents of Ceuta.

Infants and toddlers up to 1 years old normally travel free of charge.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Algeciras to Ceuta?

The duration of the ferry trip from Algeciras to Ceuta is 1-1.5 hr. Travel time depends on the company and the type of ferry. 

Is there a high-speed ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta?

Yes, there are high-speed ferries from the port of Algeciras to Ceuta. The fastest ferry crossing lasts around 1 hr.

What’s the distance between Algeciras and Ceuta?

The distance between the port of Algeciras and the port of Ceuta is approximately 15 nautical miles (28 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Ceuta from Algeciras

Here are some travel tips for your ferry trip from Algeciras to Ceuta: 

  • We recommend you arrive at the port of Algeciras at least 1.5 hr before your departure, as it can get busy, especially in the summer and on the weekends.
  • From the port of Algeciras, you can also visit the beautiful country of Morocco. Check out the Algeciras - Tangier ferry route for more information.
  • The Algeciras - Ceuta ferry route is perfect for a day trip, as in just 1 hr you are introduced to wonderful new locations!
  • Find more information and tips about ferries in Spain in our dedicated blog.

Where to take the ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta

Ferries to Ceuta depart from the Andalusian port of Algeciras. Specifically, the port of Algeciras is located in the province of Cádiz, close to Gibraltar. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta with a car?

Yes, Algeciras - Ceuta ferries normally have car decks so it’s possible to bring your vehicle on board.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy on the Algeciras - Ceuta ferry route. Specifically:

  • Trasmediterránea allows passengers to bring 1 larger piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 60 kg or 4 small pieces of luggage.
  • On the ferries of Baleària, you can carry the maximum luggage that you can get on board by yourself, without help and in one go. Ferries might also have open luggage trunks in the passenger lounges, where you can leave your luggage during the trip.
  • FRS Iberia DFDS allows passengers to take luggage up to 50 kg on board free of charge.


The ferries traveling from Algeciras to Ceuta have no cabins, as the duration is rather short. You can book a numbered seat for extra comfort, as an alternative.

Pet travel

On ferries from Algeciras to Ceuta, you can smoothly travel with your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets, while larger pets should wear a muzzle and be on a leash. For more information, make sure to contact the company you’re traveling with.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Algeciras to Ceuta

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